Catherine McManamon, Liaison Librarian at the University of Liverpool, has kindly provided a report on a recent Library TeachMeet event, which was hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. It was a pleasure to welcome around 30 enthusiastic librarians and information professionals to our Library TeachMeet on Research Support. A lot is happening in the world of […]

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The final day of the 14th Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC 2018) at the University of Liverpool saw delegates enjoy a fascinating and entertaining keynote by David White, Head of Digital Learning at the University of the Arts London, on “Posthuman literacies: reframing relationships between information, technology and identity”, David’s talk explored notions of the technoself and how we can respond to students […]

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Rosie Jones and Lisa Jeskins have been appointed to the role of Deputy Co-chairs of the CILIP Information Literacy Group. Rosie is the Director of Library Services and OpenLearn at The Open University and Lisa Jeskins is a freelance trainer, coach and consultant. They first worked together in 2003 at Manchester Metropolitan University Library and have been working together on […]

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LILAC 2018 continued yesterday at the University of Liverpool. In the morning, Ola Pilerot, senior lecturer at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS), University of Borås, delivered a stimulating keynote speech on ‘Putting theory to work in practice: Unpacking information literacy with a conceptual toolbox from library and information science’. Ola considered the relationship between information literacy practice […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) committee are delighted to have officially launched the new CILIP Definition of Information Literacy 2018 on Friday, April 6th at LILAC 2018 in Liverpool. ILG have been working closely with our parent organisation CILIP over the last two years to refresh the Information Literacy definition that was originally devised in 2004. It was recognised […]

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The 14th Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC 2018) began yesterday at the University of Liverpool, with over 300 delegates in attendance. The morning’s parallel sessions set the scene for the conference, covering a wide range of topics from introducing a digital literacy framework at an HE institution to teaching referencing using Lego. LILAC co-chairs Rosie Jones and Lisa Jeskins […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday, April 5th at LILAC 2018 at the University of Liverpool. The group’s Annual Report for 2017/18 will be formally presented at the meeting. Date: Thursday 5th April 2018 Time: 13.15-13.45 Venue: GFlex room, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool Chair: Jane Secker Attendance at the AGM […]



In January 2018, the European Commission set up a high-level group of experts to advise on policy initiatives to counter fake news and disinformation spread online. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), together with other expert members of the EU High Level Group on Fake News and Disinformation, subsequently delivered on March 12th, 2018 a report on fake news and online disinformation, […]



A quick reminder that the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) have two new workshops still open for bookings. There is just a couple of weeks left to book onto the Information Literacy for New(er) Professionals in Sheffield! Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals, 16th April, Sheffield. https://ilnew.eventbrite.co.uk This full day workshop will introduce models of Information Literacy and some basic […]

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One of the most popular sections of the Information Literacy website is the Definitions and Models area. Visitors to this page can find an overview of when, where and how you would apply Information Literacy to practice, and how it relates to other literacies and skills sets. Information, digital and media literacies are some of the many new literacies and skills […]